Music Interviews

Song Stories – White Lies, ‘Death’

White Lies tells the story behind their second single 'Death' (2008), why they'll never not play it live, and how the lyrics were written...

Song Stories – The Waitresses, ‘Christmas Wrapping’

Chris Butler of legendary new wave band The Waitresses tells the story behind the iconic 1981 Christmas song, and feeling "blissed out" when he...

Song Stories – Tinie Tempah, ‘Pass Out’

Tinie Tempah tells the story of his award-winning, chart-topping number one debut single 'Pass Out', including working with Labrinth and how it was written...

Song Story – Frank Turner, ‘I Still Believe’

Frank Turner tells the story of 'anthem song' 'I Still Believe' and how it was inspired by a trip to China and samples crowds...

Song Story – Janelle Monáe, ‘Tightrope’

Janelle Monáe tells NME the story of 'Tightrope', an anthem for the marginalised she hopes will inspire future generations, and why it was filmed...

Disclosure – ‘White Noise’, Song Stories

We hear from Disclosure about what went into making their anthem 'White Noise'.

Song Story – Jagwar Ma, ‘Come Save Me’

We talk to Jagwar Ma about 'Come Save Me', "the start of the band". The Sydney band tell us how Stella from Warpaint provided...

The Story of Eels’ ‘Peach Blossom’

E from Eels tells the story of one of his favourite songs from recent album 'Wonderful, Glorious', being inaccurately pegged as the guy who...

Bastille Walk On Stage at Leeds Festival

Walk on stage with Bastille at Leeds festival 2013 and see what they get up to just before playing - and what they eat.

White Lies Walk On At Leeds 2013

Watch White Lies walk on stage and warm up before their slot at Leeds festival.
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